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    Post Nikon patent describes fisheye lens for different formats

    Photographer and software developer Jarle Aasland recently discovered that Nikon has developed - and patented - interesting lens technology meant to enable the use of a single fisheye lens on cameras with different-size film or digital sensors, all the while retaining an angle of view of 170 degrees or more.

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    Default Re: Nikon patent describes fisheye lens for different formats

    Interesting,maybe they are coming with a newer fisheye lens.

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    Default Re: Nikon patent describes fisheye lens for different formats

    Quote Originally Posted by zaxh81 View Post
    Interesting,maybe they are coming with a newer fisheye lens.
    I think it might signal that Nikon is probably ready to go FF while retaining the DX format. That would be the only reason why Nikon would need a Fisheye lens that covers different formats.

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    Default Re: Nikon patent describes fisheye lens for different formats

    Quote Originally Posted by lsisaxon View Post
    I think it might signal that Nikon is probably ready to go FF while retaining the DX format. That would be the only reason why Nikon would need a Fisheye lens that covers different formats.
    Retain or obsolete still a mystery..
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